The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 4, 2015.

    1. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361

    2. Gray Mountain
    John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148

    3. The Burning Room
    Michael Connelly, Little Brown, $28, 9780316225939

    4. The Escape
    David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455521197

    5. Sycamore Row
    John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543240

    6. The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Café
    Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, $24.95, 9780307911544

    7. Hope to Die
    James Patterson, Little Brown, $29, 9780316210966

    8. Sharp Objects
    Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556

    9. Dark Places
    Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341570

    10. The Cuckoo’s Calling
    Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, Mulholland, $18, 9780316206853

    11. Moriarty
    Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $26.99, 9780062377180

    12. The Secret Place
    Tana French, Viking, $27.95, 9780670026326

    13. Flesh and Blood
    Patricia Cornwell, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062325341

    14. Inferno
    Dan Brown, Anchor, $9.99, 9781400079155

    15. Personal
    Lee Child, Delacorte, $28, 9780804178747

    16. The Target
    David Baldacci, Grand Central, $16, 9781455521180

    17. Still Life
    Louise Penny, Griffin, $15.99, 9780312541538

    18. The Best American Mystery Stories 2014
    Laura Lippman, Otto Penzler (Eds.), Mariner, $14.95, 9780544034648

    19. Mistress
    James Patterson, David Ellis, Vision, $10, 9781455515882

    20. How the Light Gets In
    Louise Penny, Minotaur, $15.99, 9781250047274

    21. Command Authority
    Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney, Berkley, $9.99, 9780425275139

    22. Tatiana
    Martin Cruz Smith, Simon & Schuster, $16, 9781439140222

    23. The Racketeer
    John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345530578

    24. Ordinary Grace
    William Kent Krueger, Atria, $16, 9781451645859

    25. The Bones of Paris
    Laurie R. King, Bantam, $16, 9780345531780